Djibouti: Islamic finance to capture growth opportunities in Africa

The two-day inaugural Islamic Banking Summit Africa (IBSA), which was held at at the Djibouti Palace Kempinski, Djibouti, focused on topics concerning 'capturing the Africa opportunity in Islamic finance'. More than 200 leading figures in the international Islamic banking and finance industry took part in the discussions. The event was officially supported by the Central Bank of Djibouti. The programme of the first day included keynotes from President of the Republic of Djibouti Ismail Omar Guelleh, and Governor of the Central Bank of Djibouti Djama M. Haid.